money-grubbing


money-grubbing
money-grubbing ADJECTIVE informal greedily concerned with making money; grasping.

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  • money-grubbing — UK US adjective (also money grabbing) DISAPPROVING ► mainly interested in money and doing everything possible to get it: »They see their bosses as money grubbing robots and not as coworkers. money grubber noun [C] (also money grabber) ► …   Financial and business terms

  • money-grubbing — adj acquisitive, grasping, miserly, mercenary, mammonish, mammonistic FORMAL quaestuary * * * ˈmoney grubbing f13 (also ˈmoney grabbing) adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • money-grubbing — adjective informal overeager to make money; grasping. Derivatives money grubber noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • money-grubbing — adjective greedy or avaricious …   Wiktionary

  • money-grabbing — ˈmoney ˌgrabbing also ˈmoney ˌgrubbing adjective disapproving determined to get money, even by unfair or illegal methods: • I haven t turned into a nasty, cynical, money grubbing old man. money grabber also money grubber noun [countable] …   Financial and business terms

  • money-grabber — money grabbing ˈmoney ˌgrabbing also ˈmoney ˌgrubbing adjective disapproving determined to get money, even by unfair or illegal methods: • I haven t turned into a nasty, cynical, money grubbing old man. money grabber also money grubber …   Financial and business terms

  • money-grubber — money grubbing UK US adjective (also money grabbing) DISAPPROVING ► mainly interested in money and doing everything possible to get it: »They see their bosses as money grubbing robots and not as coworkers. money grubber noun [C] (also money… …   Financial and business terms

  • money-grabbing — ˈmoney grubbing f13 (also ˈmoney grabbing) adjective only before noun (informal, disapproving) …   Useful english dictionary

  • money-grubber — [mun′ē grub΄ər] n. a person who is greedily intent on accumulating money money grubbing adj., n. * * * …   Universalium

  • money-grubber — [mun′ē grub΄ər] n. a person who is greedily intent on accumulating money money grubbing adj., n …   English World dictionary